HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO SHOW LOCALLY FILMED “JUDGE ROY BEAN” FILM

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is once again showing movies filmed locally. Managing editor Tami Roleff urges you not to miss this one starring Paul Newman… The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second movie of 2016 featuring locally filmed movies is “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.” Paul Newman

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JOSHUA TREE LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM MEETS SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree local food program group will meet this Sunday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the program will focus on a food that is easy to grow in our climate… “Summer Squash:” It’s beautiful, it’s versatile, and it’s the title of this month’s Joshua Tree local food program. Help bring

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HAM RADIO OPERATORS FIELD EXERCISE THIS WEEKEND

Local ham radio operators will join others around the nation for their annual field day exercise this weekend. Assignment reporter Edica Gonzalez invites you to see the invaluable service they provide… You may think that your cell phone or smart phone is all you need to communicate with others these

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REMINDER: USE YOUR TURN SIGNAL

Two men were arrested late Thursday night following a routine traffic stop in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle about 10:30 p.m. near Lisbon Drive and Palomar Avenue for failing to use a turn signal when making a turn. The driver, identified as Donald

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STONEWALL RIOTS TO BE REMEMBERED IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

BoxoHouse and the Art Queen complex in downtown Joshua Tree will hold a remembrance ceremony Saturday to commemorate the Stonewall riots that began the gay rights movement, and to honor those killed in the Orlando shootings two weeks ago. The event begins at 3 p.m. and goes until late. The

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party tonight. The event begins at 9:30 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may

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NEW ART SHOW AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH

Chaparral Artists is featuring a Members Art Show at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church through August 31. This is a new summer alternative to the Artist of the Month show normally exhibited. The public is welcome to view an assortment of beautiful art, including oil paintings, photography, and stained glass. Most

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD AFTER THREATENING TO KILL HIS WIFE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of threatening to kill his ex-wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, James “Wally” Fears, 55, was arguing with his ex-wife about paying rent for staying at the home they still shared in the 5400 block of Cahuilla Avenue about 3 p.m. The

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MORONGO BASIN SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES OFFERING CERTIFIED TRAINING

Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services is offering certified training for new volunteers. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the course details… Every two minutes another woman, man, or child is sexually assaulted and the effects can be devastating. By volunteering for Morongo Basin Sexual Assualt Services, you can make a difference. Free

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER FAILING TO YIELD

A Yucca Valley man who attempted to flee from a Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday for felony failure to yield. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted a traffic stop of a vehicle for a cracked windshield about 11:20 a.m. near Onaga Trail and Fox Trail in Yucca Valley.

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TWO JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING A HOUSE

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Wednesday morning after a home was burglarized. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called about 6:30 a.m. to report an unknown woman was leaving the neighbor’s house in the 64800 block of Broadway Avenue in Joshua Tree carrying some items, and then left

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REACH-OUT DIRECTOR GOES TO WASHINGTON SUMMIT

Reach Out Morongo Basin executive director Robin Schlosser recently returned from the three-day United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C. The first-ever summit was convened by the White House to address issues of gender equality for women and girls, and people from all over the world attended. Among the

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JOSHUA TREE LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM MEETS SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree local food program group will meet this Sunday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the program will focus on a food that is easy to grow in our climate… “Summer Squash:” It’s beautiful, it’s versatile, and it’s the title of this month’s Joshua Tree local food program. Help bring

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STONEWALL RIOTS TO BE REMEMBERED IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

BoxoHouse and the Art Queen complex in downtown Joshua Tree will hold a remembrance ceremony Saturday to commemorate the Stonewall riots that began the gay rights movement, and to honor those killed in the Orlando shootings two weeks ago. The event begins at 3 p.m. and goes until late. The

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GERSON MIRACLE FILM TO BE SCREENED TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free showing of a popular documentary film about natural cures will be screened in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter David Knutson invites you to see “The Gerson Miracle”… The Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting a free showing of “The Gerson Miracle” based on the physician who developed the

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW 

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, June 25, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for “Be the Match” bone marrow

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING IN AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT TOMORROW

This Saturday, June 25, Food for Life in Twentynine Palms will be serving salsa chicken over rice, mixed vegetables, salad, and cranberry apple cobbler. They are enjoying eating in their air-conditioned Church of the Nazarene hall. Meals are served from 3 to 5 p.m.

PATRIOTIC LINE AND SQUARE DANCING IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Star Twirlers Square Dance club is hosting a patriotic line and square dance Saturday, June 25. Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 and between tips; square dancing is at 7:30 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge, on Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. All square and line

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COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF DOLLAR GENERAL IN JOSHUA TREE

For nearly five years, some Joshua Tree residents have been fighting to prevent the construction of a Dollar General store at the corner of Sunburst Avenue and Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. Opponents claimed that the store would be inconsistent with the Joshua Tree Community Plan which encourages small independent

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE ON OUR MORONGO BASIN

The Morongo Basin’s largest employer is the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the base’s Assistant Chief of Staff Jim Ricker was at the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting Tuesday night to report on the base’s economic impact on the Morongo Basin… According

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